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Weslaco, Texas – On Saturday, February 22, 2020, Aurora House will be holding their 4th Annual 80’s Retro Glow Run 5K/1Mile Fun Run Event presented by RGVACO at Mayor Pablo Pena Park, 300 N. Airport Drive, Weslaco, Texas. The event will feature glow-in-the-dark fun and includes a 1M Fun Run for younger children and a 5k option for all other participants. All ages, walkers, strollers, furry friends are welcome. Age group awards will be awarded to the overall top three female and top three male participants. The Fun Run will begin at 6 pm with a Zumba work out and the 1Mile Fun Run will begin shortly after at 6:30 PM. The 5k run will begin at 7 PM. A post-race 80’s party will follow the run.
All proceeds from this event will benefit Aurora House, a non-profit that provides quality end-of-life care and support in a home-like environment to members in our community who have been diagnosed as terminally ill and are in their last three months of life. Community members, at any age, regardless of their ability to pay are supported through these contributions.
“Last year’s event was a huge success,” shares Aurora House Director, Marisela Gonzalez. ” We had almost 300 runners last year and expect this year to have at least 500.” The 80’s Retro Glow Run Vol.4 is more than just a fundraiser, it’s also a fun, family-friendly event, where our community and local businesses can come together for a wonderful cause. There is still space for businesses wanting to sponsor or donate to the event. Sponsor packets are available by emailing [email protected] Those interested in running or walking in the race can also register for the 80’s Retro Glow Run Vol 4. online at www.aurorahouse.org/events.